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Beech Cottage

Dunkeswell, Devon (Ref. 3002)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mr Martin
    March 2017
    “Very quiet location ideal if your ...”
    Very quiet location ideal if your looking for peace and quiet but still a short drive from the coast with all its attractions
    Very quiet location ideal if your looking for peace and quiet but still a short drive from the coast with all its attractions


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dunkeswell 1.5 miles.

In the beautiful Blackdown Hills, this delightful cottage, 1.5 miles from the village of Dunkeswell, is the perfect romantic hideaway.

Built of stone, this Dunkeswell cottage has elegant country charm characterised by beamed ceilings, a hand-built wooden staircase and wooden flooring.

In the grounds of the main farmhouse, amidst rolling farmland with occasional livestock, and with use of a tennis court and undercover table tennis table, this Dunkeswell cottage provides an ideal introduction to country life whilst also being close to the historic market town of Honiton.

From your Dunkeswell cottage you are also well-placed for exploring the stunning Jurassic Coast including the pretty resorts of Branscombe, Sidmouth and Beer, plus various National Trust properties.

On rainy days the cathedral city of Exeter, only 23 miles away from your Dunkeswell cottage, provides ample retail therapy with superb restaurants, cafes and theatres.

With good access to the M5/A30, this Dunkeswell cottage makes the perfect jumping-off point for visits to Exmoor, the north coast and Dartmoor in the west.

A perfect Dunkeswell cottage hideaway amongst rolling Devon countryside.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travle cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed patio with furniture
  • Some field access
  • Shared use of undercover table tennis table next to property
  • Well-maintained hard surface tennis court
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, hotel bar 0.25 miles
  • Note: There is limited mobile phone reception in this area.

About the location


Honiton 5 miles; Exeter 23 miles.

In the south of the peaceful Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, ‘Old Dunkeswell’ is a typical Devon village with some Abbey ruins. ‘New Dunkeswell’ has a good general store, off licence and Post Office. The village is ideally placed for exploring the World Heritage site of the Jurassic Coast, the cathedral city of Exeter and the open moorland of Dartmoor and Exmoor.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute